A federal survey suggests that Washington state has the highest use of seat belts among drivers in the country.
A collection company said it had enough replacement drivers Wednesday to start picking up garbage in some neighborhoods on the eighth day of a Teamsters strike that has left bags spilling from trash cans and prompted warnings about bears and raccoons on the prowl for easy meals.
With garbage piling up as a Teamsters truck drivers’ strike against Waste Management enters its second week, Seattle will allow residents limited free dumping at transfer stations.
Waste Management started bringing in replacement truck drivers Friday to pick up garbage in Renton and parts of the Seattle-Everett area where trash has been piling up since a Teamsters strike started Wednesday.
A lot of people are continuing to go out of their way to avoid paying the new Highway 520 bridge tolls.